Skateboarding will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo but research shows female athletes are likely to cop abuse online when the competition starts.
Olympic surfers are coming from around the world to compete in surfing’s Olympic debut. But where will the waves come from?
How can settler-Canadians cheer for their country at the Tokyo Olympics after the recent discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves of children who attended Indian Residential Schools?
The economic benefits of the Olympics are in question like never before.
In track and field, it’s a common belief that middle lanes are the fastest. But according to the data, middle lanes aren’t better, and in the 200-meter sprint, outside lanes might even be faster.
Let’s make one thing perfectly clear — nothing short of people’s lives are at stake at the Tokyo Olympics. No amount of money can justify a single preventable death.
Some Olympic athletes have thrived in the year-long delay leading up to the Tokyo Games, using the extra time off to improve their performance and shatter national records.
But it’s the taking part that counts.
The Tokyo Games might be the most gender-equal games in history, but many competition barriers still exist for elite athletes who are mothers.
Tokyo will feature the most female athletes ever at an Olympics. But the Games do not have a good track record when it comes to gender equality.
The future of wearable technology holds limitless potential for elite athletes to optimize and enhance their athletic performance.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games won’t have in-person spectators. What does this mean for local sponsors?
Mandatory sex testing at the Olympics might have stopped in the 1990s, but the policing of high performance female athletes’ bodies is still ongoing.
Concerns about holding the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games during a state of emergency highlights just how much power the International Olympic Committee wields over the global sporting world.
In the wake of debate about cannabis, performance-enhancing drugs and the Olympic Games, athlete-driven doping legislation is the way forward.
The International Olympic Committee’s Rule 50 still restricts the freedom of speech of athletes, despite the recently relaxed stipulations. A respected Olympian says the IOC must change its policy.
Still in the midst of a global pandemic, the International Olympic Committee’s dream of hosting the Tokyo Games in a “post-corona world” is not possible. But should the Games go ahead at all?
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, a debate about whether athletes should be prioritized over more vulnerable populations has emerged.
Some sports facilities are both a point of civic pride and a financial burden on taxpayers. The COVID-19 pandemic will further impact the way these facilities are constructed and managed.
There's 33 times more gold in the average handset than in the equivalent amount of ore. Yet the vast majority is never recovered.